Hans Ulrich Rudel was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War 2. The most highly decorated German serviceman of the war, Rudel was one of only Piloto de stukas by Rudel, Hans-Ulrich and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Results 1 – 23 of 23 Piloto de Stukas (Paperback or Softback) by Rudel, Hans-Ulrich and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available.

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Avoid at all costs. The style is part of the exp Absolutely amazing account of the air war, mostly on the Eastern Front, from the Nazi perspective.

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Published by Ballantine Books first published Aleksander Laak Karl Linnas. He was the leading German Stuka pilot and commander, with one battleship, one cruiser, two destroyers, scores of crafts, tanks, hundreds of artillery and vehicles, and various bridges and trains destroyed.

Der Spiegel in German. Retrieved 6 January He went on to serve in the campaign against Crete ulgich May with a dive bomber unit, albeit in a non-combat role. In an unconventional twist, Rudel’s Mother and Father write a short introduction. September ” in German. Quotes from Stuka Pilot.

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First book I’ve read in years. Fe of Hans-Ulrich Rudel where he covers his amazing WW2 military career and some of his life after the war in Argentina.

The last several chapters cover the close of the war and the final defense of Germany. View all 3 comments. Rudel joined the Rrudel in and underwent flight training as an officer cadet, But, as he had difficulties in perfecting his flying skill, Rudel was transferred to a reconnaissance flight school.


Jun 01, Marijan rated it it was ok.

It is really amazing to read how he could have almost incessantly in constant battle ed the beginning of Operation Barbarossa till the end of the war. In earlyRudel got married while home on leave. Spiegel Online in German. The reader can feel the tension building as the German soldiers stare down defeat.

Rudel was appointed Gruppenkommandeur of III.

Post-war ilrich of Axis fugitives. It was almost four full years and it’s all at the eastern fro This is a very good memoir of the leading German Stuka pilot and commander. The Ju 87 at War, — He also became involved in politics and business. Find out more on Wikipedia’s Sister projects. Similarly, his meetings with Hitler are full of small observations and details that you will not read about in regular history books. Could this superhuman warrior have once been the nervous pilofo delicate, little boy that his mother describes?

Rudel’s credited with destroying vehicles, tanks, artillery guns, a destroyer, two cruisers, one Soviet battleship. Gruppe on 22 February A must-read for those interested in history.

While Rudel had been interned, his family fled from the advancing Red Army and had found refuge with Gadermann’s parents in Wuppertal. First and foremost is the almost mythical tenacity, devotion, and stamina possessed by Rudel, who often flew back-to-back combat sorties from dusk til dawn, often in terrible weather, and almost always under intense anti-aircraft fire.

May 28, Giles Burrows rated it it was amazing Shelves: Williamson, Gordon ; Bujeiro, Ramiro Archived from the original on 29 January Die Zeit in German. If you are even slightly interested in WWII history this is a must read book! Retrieved 17 December A very inspirational and tragic book at the same time. Hans-Ulrich Rudel in Whilst flying in desperate conditions in Februarywith one leg in plaster from a flak wound, he was brought down again and lost his other leg.


Pierre Clostermanna French fighter pilot, had befriended Rudel and wrote the foreword to the French edition of his book Stuka Pilot. Jan 07, Phil rated it it was amazing Shelves: Relentlessly driven to the of point obsession, Rudel’s combat record is a testimony to the determination of Germany’s elite aviators.

Escaping death and dodging Russians like no other. Rudel was married three times. He was shot down or forced to land 30 times due to anti-aircraft artillery, was wounded five times and rescued six stranded aircrew from enemy-held territory.

Hans-Ulrich Rudel

To ask other readers questions about Stuka Pilotplease sign up. It gets a bit repetitive at times, but such was the nature of his existence. Feb 10, Joe Krakovsky rated it it was amazing. Die Tageszeitung in German. He was a truly remarkable pilot, and he was unbelievably lucky on high number of occasions. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.